Senior Scientist / Department Head

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 30 Apr 2019

THE CYPRUS INSTITUTE OF NEUROLOGY AND GENETICS

VACANCY FOR SENIOR SCIENTIST/DEPARTMENT HEAD

(Ref. code: 310319)

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING), is a bi-communal, non-profit, research, academic, medical centre. It offers high level medical and clinical laboratory services, pursues innovative research and provides advanced education in the areas of Neurology, Genetics and Biomedical Sciences.

CING’s philosophy, in line with its Vision and Mission statements, is summarized by the five core values, Excellence, Social Service, Professionalism, Innovation and Teamwork.

THE POSITION

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is looking for a full time Senior Scientist/Department Head in its Electron Microscopy & Molecular Pathology Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The suitable candidate will head the department and provide scientific and technical leadership and assume full responsibility in the management, design and conduct of research programs, clinical laboratory services and educational programs. The above position is combined with a faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor at the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM), the post-graduate School of the Institute.

He/she will be accountable to the Chief Executive Medical Director and will be a member of the Institute’s Scientific Council.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • PhD in any Biological Science, Chemistry or closely related field; and
  • A minimum of 6 years of post-qualification experience in the fields of Molecular Pathology and cancer; and
  • Proven ability to design and carry out original and independent research projects that result in publication; and
  • Supervisory experience; and
  • Command of the Greek and/or Turkish and English languages

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience in cancer genetics

APPLICATIONS

A cover letter and a detailed curriculum vitae and names of two referees should reach the Institute by 30 April 2019 at the following address: Personnel Office, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, PO Box 23462, 1683 Nicosia or by e-mail at: vacancies@cing.ac.cy , stating the reference code. Contact person for further information: Ms Anna Michaelidou, tel.: 22392789, e-mail: annam@cing.ac.cy .

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics is an equal opportunities employer.


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